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    Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees
    Aug17

    Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks for offensive: leader
    Aug17

    Ukraine rebels getting tanks for offensive: leader

    Ukrainian rebels are getting new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia to launch a major counteroffensive against government forces, a separatist leader says. …read more Source: ABC...

    No military with Ukraine aid
    Aug16

    No military with Ukraine aid

    Russia’s defence secretary has assured his US counterpart that there are no military personnel in its controversial aid convoy for Ukraine, the US says.It said Sergey Shoygu told Chuck Hagel the convoy was not being used as a pretext… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy (AFP)
    Aug16

    Scramble to defuse Ukraine tensions as deal nears on aid convoy (AFP)

    Donetsk (Russia) (AFP) – European leaders on Saturday scrambled to ease tensions over claims that Ukrainian forces had destroyed Russian military vehicles as Kiev inched closer to allowing a mammoth aid convoy from Moscow over its border. …read more Source: The West...

    Shelling brings terror to leafy suburbs of besieged Donetsk (AFP)
    Aug16

    Shelling brings terror to leafy suburbs of besieged Donetsk (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – After shelling ended overnight in a suburb of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Konstantin Luchkin emerged from his cellar to find his beehives smashed, the facade of his house blown off and his car burnt and puckered with shrapnel holes. …read more Source: The West...

    Tensions boil over Ukraine as Russian convoy waits (AFP)
    Aug16

    Tensions boil over Ukraine as Russian convoy waits (AFP)

    Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Russia) (AFP) – Diplomatic efforts to douse an international firestorm over claims that Ukraine’s forces destroyed Russian military vehicles ratcheted up Saturday as Moscow demanded that Kiev allow its mammoth aid convoy to cross the volatile border. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia warned over Ukraine as aid waits
    Aug16

    Russia warned over Ukraine as aid waits

    Ukraine has claimed their forces have destroyed a Russian military convoy, further escalating tensions in the region. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russia warned over Ukraine as aid waits (AFP)
    Aug16

    Russia warned over Ukraine as aid waits (AFP)

    Ukraine has claimed their forces have destroyed a Russian military convoy, further escalating tensions in the region. …read more Source: The West...

    World at war: what you need to know
    Aug16

    World at war: what you need to know

    FROM the missing Nigerian schoolgirls to insurgents in Ukraine, the conflicts happening around the world that you need to know about. …read more Source:...

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo (AFP)
    Aug16

    West warns Russia over Ukraine as aid waits in limbo (AFP)

    Kamensk-Shakhtinsky (Russia) (AFP) – Ukraine’s crisis entered dangerous new territory Saturday with Kiev claiming its forces destroyed a Russian military convoy, while the US warned Moscow over its “provocative” efforts at destabilisation. …read more Source: The West...

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